This blend of nuts, dried fruit, brandy and cinnamon has a rich, sweet and delightfully musty flavour. A welcome addition to any cheese plate!
Paella is a great party dish – a single-pan banquet. The size of the dish and variety of ingredients that can be used in a paella make it sure to feed and satisfy a crowd – from chicken, to chorizo, to seafood – there’s even breakfast paellas!
Roasting the vegetables in this Mediterranean-style soup provides a deeper, richer flavour. Enjoy this soup hot or cold with the olive-dotted bread.
This cake was first introduced to us by a friend in the UK, and has since been a feature at many picnics, birthday and tea parties. Like it’s cousin the carrot cake, courgette makes the cake moist and sweet.
This dish has a fragrant, fresh combination of flavours, served with lots of rice to soak up the exotically flavoured tomato sauce.
Samosa are one of those foods that your guests will rarely say no to when passed around on platter. If you’re not up for making the pastry you can use ready made puff pastry or spring roll pastry instead.
This broth is cleansing and nourishing. The handmade wontons will leave you with a sense of accomplishment and this skill is transferable — you can craft parcels different cuisines and with many different fillings.
This is everything you want from a chocolate cake – rich, moist and chocolatey. This cake is great because you can use almost any combination of nuts and seeds you have on hand, which will give the cake a slightly different flavour and texture each time you make it. We’ve used combination of almonds with hazelnuts, sunflower seeds and pine nuts.
This Moroccan Chicken dish was a staple in our family kitchen throughout our childhood and one of the first things that we mastered in the kitchen. It is super simple but has an exotic-tasting tomato sauce, spiced with the honey, ginger and cinnamon. Artwork by Sarah Dennis.